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Major Works: Development Studies

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 104 new and published major works in the subject of Development Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Economic Development in East Asia

    By E. Stuart Kirby

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1967, this influential study reviews the economic development of 15 countries from East Asia in the period between 1945 and 1965. It deals with a wide variety of factors influencing the development of the region, including the influence of foreign governments (both international...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Towards Financial Independence in a Developing Economy

    An Analysis of the Monetary Experience of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1952-1963

    By R. A. Sowelem

    First published in 1967, this is a unique study of the establishment of the Bank of Rhodesia and Nyasland – a central bank and London-type money market in a financially externally dependent economy. The book deals with the adaptation and initiation of financial institutions in a developing country...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Wealth of Poor Nations

    By C Suriyakumaran

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Initially published in 1984, this book considers the contemporary condition of the Third World economy, investigating the structural factors and historical forces, mostly operating in the capitalist world, which underlie the experience of the Third World in the post-war era. The book provides a...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Towards Economic Recovery in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Essays in Honour of Robert Gardiner

    Edited by James Pickett, Hans Singer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1990, this volume considers the question: is there any hope for economic recovery in Africa? Written by a team of leading development economists, the book takes a close look at the economic decline of Sub-Saharan Africa and provides a set of guidelines for promoting economic...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Agricultural Development and Economic Integration in Latin America

    By Montague Yudelman, Frederic Howard

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1970, this study is concerned with both the theoretical and the practical problems involved with agricultural development and economic integration in Latin America, with particular emphasis on those countries which are embraced by the Latin American Free Trade Association.The...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. International Indebtedness and the Developing Countries

    By George C. Abbott

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1979, this study focuses upon two of the major economic problems faced by developing countries: massive foreign debts and the shortage of foreign funds offered on concessional terms for development purposes. The relationship between the two is highlighted in the effect that debt...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Economic and Social Structure of Mauritius

    By James E Meade

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1961, this reissue examines the contemporary economic problems of Mauritius alongside those social problems which have a bearing on economic development. As a small and isolated economy, marked by a very rapid rate of contemporary population growth, by an extreme concentration on...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The role of the international financial centres in underdeveloped countries

    By Xabier Gorostiaga, Ludovico Alcorta, Vivianne Prochazka

    This reissue, first published in 1984, presents a study of the key phenomenon of global banking, carried out from special financial centres in underdeveloped countries, which contributed heavily to the contemporary debt crisis. This book gathers together previously disparate and unpublished data to...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Education and development in Latin America

    By Laurence Gale

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1969, this volume presents a survey of the contemporary national education system in Latin American countries. Laurence Gale describes the uneven provision of schools for different sections of the community and the problems which arise with the racial, cultural and geographical...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Distance Teaching for the Third World

    The Lion and the Clockwork Mouse

    By Michael Young, Hilary Perraton, Janet Jenkins, Tony Dodds

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1980, is based on the experiences of the International Extension College in developing distance teaching. The volume begins by reviewing the world problems of educational quality and quantity, and then examines the ways in which print, broadcasts and group study...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge